Maintenance Team Leader

  • Full Time
  • Reading, Berkshire
  • £33000 - £46000 per annum + Pension USD / Year

Website AWE

AWE is currently recruiting for Maintenance Team Leaders (electrical or mechanical) to provide leadership and supervision of asset maintenance delivery craft and support team(s). You will be responsible for the delivery of asset maintenance to ensure plant is reliable and available to meet the corporate, functional and Tech Centre programme, whilst ensuring it’s delivered in compliance with legislation, licence conditions, corporate and engineering process and standards

Location – Reading area

Package – £33,850 – £46,000 (depending on your suitability and level of experience)

Closing Date: 31st January 2023

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (plus every other Friday off work)

  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time

  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, access to mentors and training

  • Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services

  • A generous defined contribution Group Personal Pension (we will pay between 9% and 13% of your pensionable pay depending on your own contribution)

  • Life Assurance

  • Discounts – access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending

  • Special Leave Policy including paid time off for volunteering, public service (including reserve forces) and caring for your family

  • A host of voluntary & core benefits to suit your health and wellbeing – more information available on our careers site

What will you need to be considered?

  • An Engineering Apprenticeship with a relevant, recognised qualification ONC, ND or NVQ level 3

  • Strong practical experience of plant maintenance

  • Proven fault-finding skills

  • PC literate

  • Supervisory, leadership and performance management skills

  • Accredited Risk Assessor

  • Conversant in Health and Safety legislations

  • Practical experience of plant maintenance

  • AMS & maintenance systems/procedures

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role.


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